Category Archives: Horses

What I Learned from Judging a Dressage Show

When you look up commitment in the dictionary there is no picture of a person hauling off to a horse show, but rather a whole host of synonyms such as promise, pledge, responsibility. Have you committed to your horse? Continue reading

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Horse Show, Why Didn’t I Win at the Horse Show?

I know how you feel, I felt the same way in the show ring, “why didn’t I win?” That all changed when I became a senior judge. When you show your horse you are caught up in the clothes, the … Continue reading

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Sitting Straight, Improve Your Equitation by Sitting in the Saddle Correctly

Do you have that nagging feeling you are sitting incorrectly? It may be uneven stirrups, horse won’t bendor even sore back or hip. Take a look and find out if you are sitting squarely in the saddle. Are You Straight? … Continue reading

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Horse Show Tip # 6 Have a Neat Clean Appearance

Your horse show turnout counts. If you don’t have a big budget for expensive horse show clothes, then stick with conservative, traditional colors. Your turnout need not be expensive or trendy. It needs to be neat, clean and in good … Continue reading

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